Splurge Vs. Save: Blingin’ Rhinestone Wedding Pumps

by The Broke-Ass Bride

One of these things is not like the other...one is these things is a designer heel that retails for $1,350, and the other is a more budget-friendly alternative that's only $160. Can you guess which is which? Is the designer option studded with diamond pave? Sadly, no. We checked. Is the designer name worth the extra $1,190? Well...just how much did you love your BeDazzler as a youth? 

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Turn Something Old Into Your Something New: Refashioned Bridal Jewelry And Accessories!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Renee Pawele, CEO & Creative Director, Renee Pawele Bride Everything Old is New Again! So your great aunt is hoping that you will wear her pearls, while your mother-in-law would just love for you to wear her veil, but your bridal style is more than decades different than theirs. What’s a bride to do? Simple – make old new again! Refashion vintage pieces or even leftover scraps from alterations into new accessory pieces that perfectly suite your look. DIY...

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Styling Tips From Couture Bridal Accessory Expert, Renee Pawele

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Renee Pawele, CEO of Renee Pawele Bride I've had the pleasure of styling many fabulous brides for over a decade designing bridal accessories. I am thrilled to begin sharing my styling tips with Savvy Scoop brides-to-be each month. My first column includes my top tips for selecting the accessories that best suite you. Congratulations, your wedding day will be amazing! Timing -- Surprise! Some accessories also require advance ordering, especially for...

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Recycled Bride: The Eco-Bride Adorned

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Sustainable wedding day jewelry for your big day and your happily ever after Last week, I received an email from Erin, a Recycled Bride member who wanted to know where she could find the best heirloom-quality vintage jewelry. Erin's father wants to buy her a special piece of jewelry to wear on her wedding day and then to wear again every year on her anniversary. What a beautiful idea! A gift like this is thoughtful, meaningful, and will be a sweet lifelong...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Justin Alexander Signature Wedding Dresses

by Azure

You can always count on Justin Alexander to bring timeless elegance and sophistication to his collections. We were lucky enough to meet this designer in NYC, and he was an absolute doll! But, onto the more important things... His Spring 2010 Signature collection is perfect for a more traditional bride. If you are looking for plunging necklines, sexy, open backs, and slinky, body hugging silhouettes, Justin Alexander probably isn't the designer for you. But, if you are in the...

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Bride Chic: Getting Harlow and Garbo Chic

by Azure

About Bride Chic I love the Art Deco wedding complete with a bride making her entrance in the starlet wedding dress. Some simply add touches of that movie star look with feathered fascinators or those rare vintage shoes. Though the peak of Hollywood Glamour was the 1930s, 40s and 50s, fashion reflected its own kind of chic too. The 1940s concentrated on wide shoulders, satin and high hair-dos, usually worn half up, half down. The 1950s ushered in the strapless bodice with full...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Pixton Couture

by Azure

A new designer to the scene, Kimberly Pixton of Pixton Couture is as cute as a button. While her background as an NFL cheerleader and designing cheer uniforms has aided her in creating body conscious silhouettes that truly flatter the female form, her designs are anything but Ra Ra Ra!!! In fact, her Spring 2010 wedding dresses evoke old Hollywood glamour and vintage sophistication. We had the pleasure of attending a private runway show with Kimberly, her model, and her four...

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Bride Chic: The History of the Tiara

by Azure

About Bride Chic When Sarah Ferguson married Prince Andrew in 1986, she wore a wreath of flowers on her head as she processed down the aisle of Westminster Abbey. Once she emerged from the registry after signing the marriage certificate, she had changed into a tiara for the recessional. Sarah went to the altar as a young lady and emerged on her husband's arm a married woman. Her statement was simple: According to custom for last two hundred years, the tiara has been the official...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: Couture Cowgirl…

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing ...In D&G Blue Jean Bridal Style! Hey, all you country girls out there - have you seen the latest denim looks of Dolce & Gabbana? It's totally fun inspiration for the cowboy loving bride out there! Take a look... Pick up any of these looks from Dolce & Gabbana or just let the styles inspire you to create your own cowgirl look! Today's modern bride sticks to anything but tradition (okay so she still keeps a few traditions close to her heart) so go ahead...

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Kenneth Pool Wedding Dresses: To Wear or To Get Inspired!

by Azure

One wedding dress designer who always hits the mark is Kenneth Pool. I really love his use of different fabrics, and the intricate, surprising details on each dress. If you are still on the hunt for your perfect gown, and don't really have a clear picture of what you want, a great starting point is a high-end designer's wedding dress collection. Even if you can't afford to walk down the aisle in a gorgeous Kenneth Pool creation, you can certainly narrow down what you like and don't...

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